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# Boycott

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# Drawing a line
World champion Max Verstappen ends boycott with Sky Sports
Verstappen and his entire Red Bull team refused to address the broadcaster at the Mexican Grand Prix.
# Sanctions
EU to discuss sixth round of sanctions on Russia
The fifth round of sanctions, imposed since Friday, include a ban on Russian coal imports into the EU.
# Boycott
Irish Referees Society condemn 'cowardly assault' on referee in his sixties
The Dublin Branch of the Society have announced a boycott of the team in question.
# Solidarity
No Irish football team will play Russia until further notice, FAI chiefs vow
The Association has offered its ‘full and unequivocal’ support to the Ukraine FA ahead of planned fixtures later this year.
All time
# Controversy
Justin Bieber performs at Saudi F1 race despite boycott calls
The Canadian pop star has not commented on the public pressure surrounding his performance and calls for him to cancel the show.
# Boycott
Low turnout as Iraqis vote for new parliament
The vote was brought forward from 2022 as a rare concession to a protest movement.
# gb news
Ikea, Kopparberg among brands pulling ads from GB News over content concerns
The new channel is regularly compared to a British version of Fox News.
# Blackout
As football's social media boycott begins, Henry says it's only the start in fight against racism
A number of organisations and clubs will log off for the weekend from 3pm today.
# Frustration
Ex-Man City defender in 'tears' as MLS team owner criticises boycott
Nedum Onuoha said he wanted to leave Real Salt Lake City following the controversy.
# Walkout
'Sinister and sad': Downing Street accused of Trump-like tactics after journalists banned from Brexit briefing
Number 10 was due to give a briefing on Boris Johnson’s Brexit plans.
# Dublin Castle
Dublin City Council votes to boycott RIC commemoration service
The motion described the event planned to be held in Dublin Castle on 17 January as “obscene”.
# Boycott
'Are you brave enough?': RTÉ faced slew of demands to boycott in days leading up to Eurovision
RTÉ received dozens of emails in the days leading up to this year’s competition.
'Hugely embarrassing': Emails to RTÉ show pushback against calls for Eurovision boycott
RTÉ received almost three times as many emails objecting to a boycott as emails calling for one between January and April.
# Tel Aviv
Eurovision winner says people calling for Israel boycott are 'spreading darkness'
There have been widespread calls for a boycott of this year’s event both in Ireland and abroad.
# Boycott
EFL confirm Bolton Wanderers must complete league fixture schedule
They also confirmed that the club has been charged with misconduct after the suspension of Saturday’s game.
# Bolton Boycott
Bolton players threaten to boycott final two Championship fixtures over unpaid wages
The Lancashire side have been relegated to League One after a campaign of struggle, during which there has been ownership issues.
'Stand on the right side of history': Protest outside RTÉ calls for broadcaster to boycott Eurovision
The protest follows this morning’s announcement that Sarah McTernan will represent Ireland at this year’s contest.
Opinion: The government should reject the bill to boycott Israeli goods produced in the West Bank
‘The clear line between supporting Palestinians and becoming anti-Israeli is a thin one and unfortunately, one that is being crossed all too often,’ writes Israeli Ambassador, Ophir Kariv.
# Boycott
Labour passes motion calling on RTÉ to boycott Eurovision if hosted in Jerusalem
However, it has been confirmed that the event will take place in Tel Aviv.
# Boycott
RTÉ won't sanction employees who refuse to travel to Israel for Eurovision
Campaigners have called for next year’s contest to be boycotted.
# Boycott
Tyrone will refuse 'to participate in any media activity' with RTÉ ahead of All-Ireland final
Mickey Harte has been in a stand-off with RTÉ since June 2011.
# Boycott
Israeli minister calls for immediate closure of embassy here following Seanad boycott vote
“We don’t turn the other cheek to those who boycott us.”
# occupied territories bill
Fianna Fáil to support trade ban with lands held by Israel, but embassy calls it 'immoral'
The Embassy of Israel said the boycott will not facilitate Ireland’s role or influence in the Middle East.
# Boycott
TDs to snub 4th of July party at the US ambassador's residence in Dublin tonight
Labour’s Aodhán Ó Ríordáin called for a boycott of the Independence Day celebrations.
# Palestine
"The resonances are huge": Carrie Crowley on why she's supporting a boycott of the Eurovision in Israel next year
She was speaking as part of a group of Irish artists and public figures like Eurovision commentator Mike Murphy, music legend Christy Moore and Senator David Norris who launched the boycott campaign today in Dublin.
# Jerusalem
Calls for RTÉ to boycott the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel next year
Sinn Féin has called on the national broadcaster and the Irish government to boycott Israel which won the song contest this year.
# taking a stand
Iceland announce diplomatic boycott of 2018 World Cup in Russia
The news comes following the poisoning of a former double agent in Britain.
# Boycott
Lorde labelled a 'bigot' in full-page Washington Post ad after she cancels Israel concert
Lorde has been accused of joining a “a global antisemitic boycott of Israel” by an outspoken rabbi.
# Boycott
Dublin GAA supporters are planning to boycott all retail outlets in Croke Park after banning of flag
Dublin will face Armagh, Down or Monaghan in their All-Ireland quarter-final next Saturday in Croke Park.
# Opinion
Remembering the woman who stood up to the Catholic Church over mixed marriage
Sheila Cloney was caught in the middle of a fight which saw Catholics boycott Protestant businesses, farms and schools.
# oscars so white
Black stars are boycotting the Oscars
“Forty white actors in two years and no flava at all,” said Spike Lee.
# Boycott
'That game is not going to go ahead in Kilkenny, it's an insult to Laois'
Former Laois selector Declan O’Loughlin is calling for a boycott of Nowlan Park if the O’Moore County beat Wicklow and set up a shot at the Dubs next summer.
# three weeks later
Greece latest: Banks to reopen on Monday, but with a €60 withdrawal limit
The EU has expressed its satisfaction with Greece as its parliament passes a sweeping austerity bill in advance of the country’s third bailout.
What would happen if teams decided to boycott the World Cup?
England would back a European boycott of the 2018 World Cup in protest at the re-election of Sepp Blatter as Fifa president, says Greg Dyke.
# Boycott
The Liverpool end will be unusually empty for tonight's game at the KC Stadium
Reds supporters are boycotting the game after being charged £50 for a ticket.
# Boycott
Cosmo used white models for 'gorgeous' trends and some black models for trends that 'need to die'
It’s causing a real stir online, as you can imagine.
# Boycott
Elton John has started a war with Dolce & Gabbana after "synthetic" kids comment
He’s called for a boycott of the designers.
# Open letter
Over 700 artists announce a 'cultural boycott' of Israel
They say they will not accept invitations to Israel, or funding from institutions linked to its government.
# Water Charges
Have you registered with Irish Water? Almost half of those liable haven't
Charging for water began on January 1 -the first bills are due to be issued from April.
# Boycott
What will anti-water charges TDs do if boycotters are brought to court?
Irish Water says it does not envisage bringing people to court, but what would the likes of Paul Murphy do if the company did?